15 killed in bus mishap

At least 15 people were on Monday killed and 54 others injured, some of them seriously, when two luxury buses collided in Maharashtra`s Buldana district, police said.

Updated: Nov 28, 2011, 13:02 PM IST

Nagpur: At least 15 people were on Monday killed
and 54 others injured some of them seriously, when two luxury
buses collided in Maharashtra`s Buldana district, police said.

The incident took place in the wee hours on Chikhali road
near Mehkar area following which the private buses caught fire
under the impact of the collision, charring 13 passengers to
death and killing two others on the spot, Mehkar Police
Station Inspector S Surywanshi said.

The injured were rushed to Mehkar Civil Hospital from
where the seriously injured were sent to Aurangabad Medical
College Hospital, police said.

The deceased have not been identified yet as the bodies
were charred beyond recognition, they said.

PTI